• January 25, 2022

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Border Patrol – Seven Rescues within 48 hours in El

U.S. Border Patrol Agents from El Paso Sector rescued seven migrants during separate events within a 48-hour period, Tuesday to Thursday this week.  The first incident occurred Tuesday night, at approximately 10:30 p.m., when Border Patrol Agents  assigned to the El Paso Station encountered an adult male near the border barrier south of the Fonseca  […]Read More

Border Patrol Agents conduct cold weather rescue

Big Bend Border Patrol Sector agents rescued 25 undocumented migrants from a failed smuggling event on Wednesday. On the morning of Jan. 5, Border Patrol agents assigned to Sierra Blanca Station rescued the migrants from a failed smuggling event when they were found abandoned in a locked trailer with no means to escape and no heat. […]Read More

U.S. Border Patrol – 31 migrants apprehended in two separate

U.S. Border Patrol Agents discovered two stash houses in Socorro and Clint,  Texas, leading to the apprehension of 31 migrants this week.   On December 8, agents assigned to the Ysleta Station Anti-Smuggling Unit (ASU) assisted  Socorro Police Department Officers after they were notified of a possible stash house. Agents  arrived at the mobile home in […]Read More

Border Patrol Agents, Rangers intercept large group of migrants in

ALPINE, Texas – Border Patrol Sector Agents, with the help of Big Bend National Park Rangers captured a large group of ‘Undocumented Non-Citizens’ south of Alpine, Texas. “Big Bend Sector agents work hard every day along with local agencies to protect the American people and safeguard our borders,” said Big Bend Sector Chief Patrol Agent […]Read More

Border Patrol, Juarez PD arrest smuggler cutting border wall

On Thanksgiving, a suspected human smuggler was arrested during a joint operation between the U.S. Border Patrol and the Government of Mexico. El Paso Sector Border Patrol Agents and Ciudad Juarez Police Department (CJPD) Officers conducting mirrored patrols along the US/Mexico international boundary found a group of four migrants attempting to enter the United States […]Read More

U.S. Border Patrol stash house busts continue

U.S. Border Patrol Agents continue this year’s increasing trend of locating and disrupting stash houses in West Texas and southern New Mexico. On Oct. 17, Border Patrol Agents arrested a United States citizen attempting to smuggle a group of four individuals through the Las Cruces Border Patrol Station Highway 185 checkpoint. During questioning, information was […]Read More

Area Border Patrol Agents bust migrant smugglers in several incidents

El Paso Sector Border Patrol Agents working in Southern New Mexico and West Texas have already had a busy week that included disrupting multiple smuggling schemes and apprehending a Mexican national convicted of assault with a deadly weapon. “Our continual partnership with local, state and federal agencies has allowed for enhanced targeting of human smuggling […]Read More

U.S. Border Patrol Agents rescue 142 Migrants Smuggled in Tractor-Trailer,

On Thursday, U.S. Border Patrol announced that agents working in collaboration with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) discovered 131 migrants in a tractor-trailer and an additional 11 migrants in a Sport Utility Vehicle near Anthony, New Mexico. “Transnational Criminal Organizations continue to place the lives of migrants at risk,” said El Paso Sector Chief Patrol Agent […]Read More

U.S. Border Patrol to deploy rescue beacons throughout West Texas

Officials with the U.S. Border Patrol El Paso Sector announced that they are providing additional opportunities for migrants in distress to be rescued before it’s too late, with the deployment of rescue beacons in the Lordsburg, N.M. area this month. “The El Paso Sector Border Patrol continues to proactively collaborate with our Non-Governmental Organizational and […]Read More